Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing Python 17 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.09% 12.66% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.04% 18.18% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% -2.73%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £50,550 £47,000 £46,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 106 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 56.68% 69.62% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 41
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,650 £24,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in West Lothian

Python
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -11 8 £48,750 +14.71% 5
Python
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) HTTP
4 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Physics
5 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) REST
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) IPv4
5 8 (47.06%) IPv6
5 8 (47.06%) Tcl
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (47.06%) Bugzilla
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 8 (47.06%) Customer-Centricity
6 7 (41.18%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Microservices
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
6 7 (41.18%) C
6 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) C++

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
1 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) HTTP
2 8 (47.06%) IPv4
2 8 (47.06%) IPv6
2 8 (47.06%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Bugzilla
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
2 5 (29.41%) CppUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Product Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Product Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) REST
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) Kafka
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
3 5 (29.41%) WebSockets
3 5 (29.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Physics
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) Customer-Centricity
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Kanban
4 7 (41.18%) Microservices
4 7 (41.18%) Refactoring
4 7 (41.18%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Tcl
4 7 (41.18%) C
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) R
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware